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Volunteers (1985)

R 1985-08-16 (US) Comedy 1h 47m
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After his rich father refuses to pay his debt, compulsive gambler Lawrence Bourne III joins the Peace Corps to evade angry creditors. In Thailand, he is assigned to build a bridge for the local villagers with the help of American-As-Apple-Pie WSU Grad Tom Tuttle and the beautiful and down-to earth Beth Wexler. What they don't realize is that the bridge is coveted by the U.S. Army, a local Communist force, and a powerful drug lord. Together with the help of At Toon, the only English speaking native, they must fight off the three opposing forces and find out what is right for the villagers, as well as themselves.

  1. Nicholas Meyer


  2. Ken Levine


  3. David Isaacs


  4. Keith Critchlow


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  1. Tom Hanks

    Tom Hanks

    Lawrence Whatley Bourne III

  2. John Candy

    John Candy

    Tom Tuttle

  3. Rita Wilson

    Rita Wilson

    Beth Wexler

  4. Tim Thomerson

    Tim Thomerson

    John Reynolds

  5. Gedde Watanabe

    Gedde Watanabe

    At Toon

  6. George Plimpton

    George Plimpton

    Lawrence Bourne Jr.

  7. Ernest Harada

    Chung Mee

  8. Allan Arbus

    Allan Arbus

    Albert Bardenaro

  9. Xander Berkeley

    Xander Berkeley

    Kent Sutcliffe

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